Morning Links: Christina Ricci Edition

Christina Ricci. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty)

“Would you ever clone a pet?” Artist Alex Israel interviews Christina Ricci in this excerpt of his new film As It Lays, on view now at Reena Spaulings Fine Art. [Purple Television]

Human Rights Watch says there are “protection gaps” in the Saadiyat Island museum project in the United Arab Emirates. [Artforum]

Merce Cunningham’s legacy begins to take shape: former dancers will teach his work. [NYT]

Here are the results from Christie’s Chinese sales. [Art Market Monitor]

A new exhibition of photos by David Douglas Duncan, Picasso’s photographer. [Guardian]

A story about the transformation of Acme restaurant, from NYU takeout joint to a place where the art world holds its after parties. [Bloomberg]

The Observer‘s Dan Duray also wrote about Acme a few months ago, in “Want Frieze With That Bruce High Quality Foundation? [GalleristNY]

The AV Festival in northeast England was a bust, according to Harry Eyres. [FT]

The Orange County Government Center, in Goshen, N.Y., designed by Brutalist architect Paul Rudolph may be demolished because of its sizable maintenance costs. Should it be saved? “It’s not an easy call,” writes James S. Russell. [Bloomberg]

Morning Links: Christina Ricci Edition